Affordable Housing Conference to Feature Track for Homeownership Professionals

The Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing (OCAH) will offer a special track for homeownership professionals at the 2018 Affordable Housing Conference: Plan.Build.House.

The conference takes place Aug. 21 and 22 at the Embassy Suites Downtown/ Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Homebuyer education professionals may receive up to five hours continuing education credit for attending the Homeownership Track which takes place Aug. 21.

Sessions will focus on the following topics: reverse mortgages, Native American housing resources, Oklahoma homebuyer resources, and the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae’s Duty to Serve Program.

Homeownership Track


9 am to 10:30 am

“Reverse Mortgages: Salvation or Scam?

Presenter: Tricia Auberle, Oklahoma Homebuyer Education Association

10:45 am to 12 pm

“Native American Housing Resources”


Sandra Kerr, senior community affairs specialist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)


Michelle Tinnin, Native American program specialist with HUD Native American Programs and Nancy Bainbridge with Bank2-A Chickasaw Enterprise.

1:30 pm to 2:45 pm

“Oklahoma Homebuyer Resources”


Gloria Reynolds, Community Affairs Specialist with the FDIC,


Lee Ann Smith, Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency; Tom Thull, Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka; and Dena Sherrill, REI Oklahoma.

3 pm to 4:30 pm

“Duty to Serve”


Sandra Kerr, FDIC


Kellie Coffey, Fannie Mae

Kelly Noonan Marrocco, Freddie Mac

This event is targeted to developers, site managers, construction companies, economic developers, syndicators, banking institutions, municipal government officials, nonprofits organizations, planners and homebuyer professionals.

For more information about the Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing and to register for the 2018 Affordable Housing Conference: Plan.Build.House. Planning & Building a Better Oklahoma, visit

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